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Awards


We are honored to have received the following awards for our accomplishments and contributions.

2017

American Planning Association/Federal Highway Administration - "Best of the Best" Transportation Planning Excellence Award for San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan

American Planning Association, San Diego Chapter - Comprehensive Plan (Large Jurisidiction) Award for San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan

American Planning Association, San Diego Chapter - Transportation Planning Award for the Mobility Solutions for Environmental Justice Communities Project

Hermes Creative Awards - Platinum Award for Otay Mesa East/SR 11 Brochure, Southwest Strategies and SANDAG

Hermes Creative Awards - Honorable Mention for Oceanside Transit Center Construction Vending Machine Signage, Southwest Strategies and SANDAG

International Parking Institute - Award of Excellence Winner (Category IV, Innovation in a Parking Operation or Program) for SANDAG Regional Parking Management Toolbox

2016

American Planning Association, San Diego Chapter - Implementation Award (Large Jurisdiction) for TransNet Smart Growth Incentive Program and Active Transportation Grant Program

American Public Works Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Project of the Year Award for Sweetwater Bikeway, Plaza Bonita Segment

American Public Works Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Project of the Year Award for Bayshore Bikeway Segment 4

American Public Works Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Project of the Year Award for Trolley Renewal Blue Line Stations

American Public Works Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Project of the Year Award for South Bay Bus Maintenance Facility

California Transportation Foundation - Operational Efficiency Project of the Year Award for San Diego I-15 Integrated Corridor Management System

Construction Management Association of America, San Diego Chapter - Project Achievement Award for Bayshore Bikeway Segment 4

International Association of Chiefs of Police - Gold Award Winner of Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award to San Diego County Sheriff's Department and SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division

Public Relations Society of America - Award of Excellence for South Bay Rapid Groundbreaking Ceremony, Southwest Strategies with SANDAG

Public Relations Society of America - Award of Excellence for Otay Mesa East/SR 11 Brochure, Southwest Strategies and SANDAG

2015

American Advertising Awards, District 14 - Silver Award for GO by BIKE logo

American Planning Association, San Diego Chapter - Planning Agency Award for North Coast Corridor Public Works Plan

American Public Works Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Project of the Year Award for Mira Mesa Direct Access Ramp and Miramar College Transit Station

American Public Works Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Project of the Year Award for Sabre Springs/Peñasquitos Transit Station & Parking Structure

American Public Works Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Project of the Year Award for I-805 South HOV Lanes

American Public Works Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Outstanding Award for Tenth Avenue Port Access Improvements

American Public Works Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Outstanding Journalism Award to Helen Gao

American Society of Civil Engineers - Outstanding Project Award for Sabre Springs/Peñasquitos Transit Station & Parking Structure

California Transportation Foundation - Interchange Project Award Winner for I-805 HOV/Carroll Canyon Road

California Transportation Foundation - Sustainable Transportation/Environmental Enhancement Program Award for I-5 North Coast Corridor Program Public Works Plan and Transportation and Resource Enhancement Program

Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Awards - Best Intermodal Transportation Project Award for the I-15 Mira Mesa Direct Access Ramp and Miramar College Transit Station

City of Chula Vista - Ribbons & Shovels Award, Trolley Renewal

Construction Management Association of America, San Diego Chapter - Project Achievement Award for Sabre Springs/Peñasquitos Transit Station

Construction Management Association of America, San Diego Chapter - Project Achievement Award for Mid-City Rapid

Melvin McCarthy Award - Best small project in the Southern California region for Sabre Springs/Peñasquitos Transit Station & Parking Structure

Women's Transportation Seminar - International Innovative Project Award for "Steer Clear" DARmageddon Public Outreach Program

2014

American Planning Association, San Diego Chapter Award of Merit for Energy Program - Plug-in Electric Vehicle Readiness Program

California Transportation Foundation - Project of the Year Finalist for Trolley Renewal Downtown Projects

California Transportation Foundation - Outstanding Organization Award

California Transportation Foundation - Operational Efficiency Program of the Year Finalist for San Diego Integrated Corridor Management Pioneer Site

California Transportation Foundation - Interchange Project of the Year Finalist for SR 76/I-15 Interchange

Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award - Santa Fe Drive Underpass

Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award - I-15 Express Lanes

Circulate San Diego - Connectivity Award for Rapid

IJIS Institute - Honored Pamela Scanon, ARJIS Executive Director, with Robert P. Shumate National Public Safety and Justice Contributor to Excellence Award

Institute of Transportation Engineers, San Diego Section Technical Document of the Year - SANDAG Regional Parking Management Toolbox

San Diego Architectural Foundation - Orchid Award for Uptown Regional Bikeways Project

San Diego River Park Foundation - Partner of the Year

Telly Awards - Silver, Transportation Category for :60 One Sweet Ride video

Telly Awards - Bronze, Transportation Category for :90 One Sweet Ride video

Telly Awards - Bronze, Directing, One Sweet Ride video

Women's Transportation Seminar 21st Annual San Diego Awards - Innovative Transportation Solution Transit & Roadway Projects Award for Public Awareness Campaign, Steer Clear/DARmageddon

Women's Transportation Seminar 21st Annual San Diego Awards - Innovative Transportation Solution Transit & Roadway Projects Award for I-805/Carroll Canyon Road Extension Project

Women's Transportation Seminar 21st Annual San Diego Awards - Innovative Transportation Solution Alternative Modes & Active Transportation Award for Santa Fe Pedestrian Underpass

2013

San Diego County Bicycle Coalition: 2013 Public Partner of the Year

American Marketer of the Year: Green Marketing Campaign, Rideshare 2012 Fall Marketing Campaign

American Planning Association - San Diego Section: Honorable Mention, Energy Roadmap Program

American Planning Association - San Diego Section: Honorable Mention, Regional Housing Needs Assessment Plan

American Public Works Association - San Diego Imperial Valley Chapter: 2012 Outstanding Transportation Project of the Year, Trolley Low Floor Station Improvements

American Public Works Association - San Diego Imperial Valley Chapter: 2012 Outstanding Transportation Project of the Year, SR 76 Middle Segment

American Public Works Association - San Diego Imperial Valley Chapter: 2012 Outstanding Environmental Project of the Year, Regional Beach Sand Project

American Public Works Association - San Diego Imperial Valley Chapter: 2012 Outstanding Parks Project of the Year, Bayshore Bikeway Segments 7 & 8A

American Public Works Association - San Diego Imperial Valley Chapter: 2012 Outstanding Parks Project of the Year, Santa Fe Pedestrian Underpass Project

American Society of Civil Engineers - Award of Excellence, San Mateo Creek "Trestles" Bridge Replacement Project

American Society of Civil Engineers - Award of Merit, Low Floor Station Program - Green Line Extension and Orange Line Improvement

American Society of Civil Engineers - Region 9 Awards, I-15 Express Lanes, Unit 2

AASHTO - Skills Contest, I-5 North Coast Corridor Project Video

Caltrans Excellence in Partnering Award - I-15 Express Lanes, Unit 1 North, Unit 2 North, & Unit 2 South

Caltrans Success in Motion Partnering Award - SR 78/Nordahl Road Bridge

Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award Winner - SR 52 Sunny Side Gateway Project

Construction Management Association of America - 2012 Project Achievement Award, Sante Fe Pedestrian Underpass Project

Construction Management Association of America - 2012 Project Achievement Award, Bayshore Bikeway Segment 7 & 8A

Construction Management Association of America - 2012 Project Achievement Award, Regional Beach Sand Project

CTF Transportation Award - Project of the Year, SR 76 Middle Project

CTF Transportation Award - Public Outreach Program of the Year, South Bay Expressway Toll Reduction Campaign

Intelligent Transportation Society of American (ITS) - Best of ITS Awards, Integrated Corridor Management

PRSA Bernays 2013 Awards - Public Relations Society of America, San Diego Chapter: Silver Mark of Excellence Edward L. Bernays Award: South Bay Expressway Kiss Traffic Goodbye Campaign

PRSA Bernays 2013 Awards - Public Relations Society of America, San Diego Chapter: Bronze Mark of Excellence Edward L. Bernays Award: I-5/North Coast Corridor Project Video

Telly - 2013 Bronze Award, San Diego North Coast Corridor Prorgram & Public Works Plan Video

Women's Transportation Seminar 20th Annual San Diego Awards - Innovation Transportation Solutions, Green Line Extension, Downtown and Orange Line Low Floor Stations Project

Women's Transportation Seminar 20th Annual San Diego Awards -Innovation Transportation Solutions, SuperLoop

Women's Transportation Seminar 20th Annual San Diego Awards - Innovation Transportation Solutions, Next Generation Concrete Surfaces

2012

Building Excellence Award presented to SANDAG Executive Director Gary Gallegos by Twining, Inc. The award recognizes his efforts to implement innovative ideas and create long-term solutions that enhance the quality of life for the people of San Diego County.

California Transportation Foundation (CTF) awarded I-15 Express Lanes with Project of the Year award.

California Transportation Foundation awarded SR 52 with Conventional Highway Project of the Year award.

TransNet Environmental Mitigation Program received an American Planning Association Best Practices award.

Riding to 2050: San Diego Regional Bike Plan received an American Planning Association Comprehensive Planning Large Jurisdiction award.

SANDAG received a Public Health Champion Director's Award from the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency for the Healthy Works Program.

SANDAG received the Caltrans 2011 Excellence in Transportation Award/Intermodal Transportation for the SPRINTER light rail project.

Past Awards

2006 - 2011